The first table below looks at the demand for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 124 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 1.84% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£100 £141 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.20% -43.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.16% +13.46%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
439 490 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 18.20% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 224 381
Average daily rate £325 £310 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 51
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
IBM Notes
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IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 2
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 21 (100.00%) Lotus
2 16 (76.19%) Service Management
2 16 (76.19%) ITIL
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) MS Office
4 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
5 12 (57.14%) MCP
5 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (52.38%) SLA
6 11 (52.38%) OpenView
6 11 (52.38%) HP
6 11 (52.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
9 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) Ingres
10 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
10 4 (19.05%) UNIX
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 4 (19.05%) Symantec
10 4 (19.05%) McAfee
10 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (19.05%) Avaya
10 4 (19.05%) Nortel
10 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Ingres
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Service Management
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) LotusScript
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) MCP
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) OpenView
1 11 (52.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Lotus
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Nortel
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Symantec
6 4 (19.05%) McAfee
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Avaya